Quick Center Announces 2022-23 Season

Quick Center Announces 2022-23 Season

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces an exciting 2022-23 schedule of performances and lectures, both in-person and livestreamed.

Media Contact: Robby Piazzaroli, rpiazzaroli@fairfield.edu, 203-254-4000 x2597

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce its new 2022-23 schedule of live performances, lectures, screenings, and more.

High-profile artists include performances by renowned jazz artists Preservation Jazz Hall Band and Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour. Premieres include the opera Nehanda by nora chipaumire and The Stranger by theatre-maker Brett Bailey. Internationally acclaimed artists include the U.K.’s Kingdom Choir, Israeli-based Vertigo Dance, and Montreal’s own Cirque Alfonse. Thought leaders include Judy Woodruff, Carl Bernstein, Frances Haugen, Evelyn Tribole, Bret Stephens, Rev. Naomi Tutu, Nick Gillespie and Bhaskar Sunkara, among others. 

Audiences will share creative and intellectual experiences that excite and engage. The Quick is offering the best ticket prices in town to make all events accessible. Live performances and lecture tickets are only $30, or $20 for Quick Members.

“This season offers unbelievable performances at unmatched prices, with U.S. premieres of circus, theatre, and opera,” said Executive Director Peter Van Heerden. “Become a part of this exciting season.”

Highlights of the live and in-person season, include, but are not limited to:

The acclaimed Open VISIONS Forum returns to the Kelley Theatre stage with thought-provoking speakers such as Frances Haugen, who will discuss ethics and the challenges of social media. Evelyn Tribole will speak about intuitive eating and its many benefits. Bret Stephens will share his experiences as a journalist, from Watergate to Washington 2024. Nick Gillespie and Bhaskar Sunkara will join us for the Common Ground Series presented by the College of Arts & Sciences. Reverend Nontombi Naomi Tutu will present the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies’ Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture. Lastly, Judy Woodruff will headline the Bank of America Women and Leadership Series.

In addition to the robust new season’s live and in-person events, the Quick will also present livestreamed programs on its virtual platform, The Quick Live. Many of these virtual programs are free of charge, including those offered by the MFA program’s Inspired Writers Series, the Fairfield University Art Museum, the Frederickson Family Innovation Lab, and the Fairfield University DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

Live performances and lectures will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 18, with advance sale options available to Quick Members starting July 5. The Met: Live in HD will go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 1, with advance sale options available to Quick Members starting Monday, July 18.

Find details about dozens of additional upcoming live and virtual performances and lectures at quickcenter.com, where you can also become a Quick Member. For more information, contact the Quick Center Box Office at 203-254-4010, Monday through Friday, from 12 to 5 p.m.

Posted On: June 27, 2022

Volume: 53 Number: 97

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